A government official said Monday at least 150 people have died of malaria in Zimbabwe over the past two months.
Boko Haram terrorists storm a village in northeast Nigeria, killing three people on suspicion of collaborating with the military.
Kenyan forces kill 31 members of the al-Shabab militant group in neighboring Somalia.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will attend an Arab League summit in Amman this week, Sudan’s foreign minister says.
The aid workers were killed while traveling from the capital Juba to the town of Pibor in the east of the country.
The boat capsized off the Egyptian coast on September 21, 2016.
The premier agrees on a coalition cabinet with five other parties, ending months of post-election deadlock in the country.
Guinea Bissau has witnessed nine coups or attempted coups since 1980.
The incident occurred about 20 kilometers south of the Mediterranean town of al-Arish.
The Kamuina Nsapu militants attacked the police on Friday as they drove from Tshikapa to Kananga.
Ten Yemeni crew aboard the boat were dumped on shore, officials said.
Katanga was sentenced by the ICC to 12 years in jail in 2014, after being convicted on five charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
A top appeals court cleared Mubarak earlier this month on charges of killing protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his 30 year rule.
The refugees drowned apparently in the 24 hours prior to them being discovered shortly after dawn on Thursday in waters directly north of the Libyan port of Sabrata.
Officials say the court ruling to reopen the investigation would not affect a prosecution decision to release Mubarak after his acquittal in another case.
Experts say increased availability of arms from Libya has also contributed to intercommunal violence in Mali.
Ten Egyptian security forces are killed by bombs during an anti-terror operation in central Sinai.
Human Rights Watch says armed groups and UN peacekeepers have occupied schools or set up bases nearby in the conflict-torn Central African Republic.
At least eight people are killed in a series of blasts that hit Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri.
The blast occurred at a checkpoint near the presidential palace just as Hassan Ali Kheyre unveiled his government lineup.
Some 85,000 have sought refuge in Cameroon but the UN refugee agency said many had been sent back.
The Norwegian foreign minister said South Sudan was "one of the world's biggest humanitarian disasters."
The security situation in Mali “remains worrying” despite recent troop deployments and some progress on the country’s peace accord, a UN official said Saturday.
Terrorists shot down the MiG-21 fighter jet by a heat-seeking missile.
A UN report says South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of dollars from oil sales despite a famine.
Descendants of two Namibian tribes killed by Germans in early 1900s lodge a complaint against Berlin in the US.
The aid workers were attacked while returning from the central town of Yirol where UN staff were assisting communities affected by a deadly cholera outbreak.
The deal, signed by the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), local mayors and powerful militias from Tripoli and Misrata provides for an "immediate ceasefire."
Human Rights Watch says more than 155 people were killed in December's fighting in western Uganda.
Fighting between rival groups has brought life in Tripoli to a standstill.
Ethiopia says landslide in the capital, Addis Ababa, has so far left 82 people dead.
Burundian health officials report a rise in deaths and infections from Malaria.
The offensive was launched to retake the oil terminals of Ras Lanuf and al-Sidra.
Suspected Somali pirates have carried out the first attack since 2012, hijacking an oil tanker.
Four people, including 2 soldiers, are killed in an attack by militants in northern Mali.
Two UN officials of American and Swedish nationality have been kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai Central province.
The release comes after an Egyptian appeals court acquitted Mubarak of involvement in the killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 revolution.
The explosion occurred near a hotel on a busy road in Mogadishu on Monday, according to police.
Nigeria’s volunteer forces kill two would-be bombers near the flashpoint city of Maiduguri.
A giant landslide has killed at least 46 people at the Ethiopian capital’s main landfill.
Rights and aid groups slam South Sudan for imposing sharp rises in visa fees for foreign aid workers.
Cyclone Enawo leaves 38 people dead, 180 others injured and 53,000 displaced in Madagascar.
An Egyptian court sentences to death a man who killed a Christian in Alexandria in June.
Sudan protests US President Donald Trump's revised executive order banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from travelling to America.
Tropical cyclone Enawo batters the island nation of Madagascar, displacing more than 10,000 people.
The case was launched in 2013, when the Egyptian authorities dismantled a cell tied to the Israeli spy agency Mossad.
Scores of African refugees have been victimized by fighting between rival people-smuggling gangs in the North African country.
The UN chief says the humanitarian crisis in Somalia has turned into a nightmare.
A former army general accuses the South Sudanese president of tribalism, vowing to fight against his government.
A terror attack on a police station west of Niger leaves 4 officers dead.
Zimbabwe state doctors end their crippling strike after three weeks.
The deadly human crush occurred during a religious function in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka.
The court found the three activists guilty of publishing fake reports or spying.
Rebels in southern Sudan release some 127 captives, most of them soldiers.
Armed forces based in the east of Libya have deployed extra troops in preparation for a counterattack to regain control of oil-rich areas recently lost to militias.
Somalia's premier says 110 people have died due to starvation in a single region in two days.
Police also seized a number of weapons and some ammunition.
An armed militant group attacks the main oil-production facilities in eastern Libya.
Russia says it is ready to broker talks between rival authorities in Libya.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says Cairo wants a united Syria and a political settlement to the six-year-old crisis in the Arab country.
Kenyan soldiers under the African Union command kill some 60 al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia.
Sudan’s President Bashir appoints first prime minister since the 1989 coup.
Egypt's top appeals court acquits ex-president Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 revolution.
A statement from the presidency said the declaration was ‘to deal with the humanitarian emergency in all areas affected by the drought.
A statement from the UN refugee agency in Khartoum says that more than 80 percent of the latest arrivals from South Sudan were women and children.
General Votel, head of US Central Command, says the Trump administration is willing to resume military exercises with Cairo.
Police intervened to break up crowds of rival demonstrators clashing in South Africa on Friday, as anti-refugee violence emerges in the country.
Protesters in the capital of Guinea-Bissau demand for the president's departure.
Somalia's new president Farmajo appoints Hassan Ali Khayre as prime minister.
Unknown gunmen abducted two Germans in Nigeria’s northern state of Kaduna on Wednesday morning, Nigerian officials announced on Thursday.
The North Gauteng High Court ruled on Wednesday that the governent decision to leave the ICC without parliamentary approval was “unconstitutional.”
Save the Children has already warned that over 1 million children in South Sudan are at risk of starving.
The Red Crescent says 74 bodies of refugees are washed up on Libya’s western coast.
At least 30 people are injured and 12 others arrested by police amid violent protests in the the Guinean capital against a weeks-long strike by teachers.
Gambian police arrest at least 51 supporters of ex-president Yahya Jammeh in the western town of Kafenda.
An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences for 10 over a soccer match massacre in 2012.
Authorities in conflict-stricken South Sudan have declared famine in two areas of the African country.
The casualties were caused after a blast from a car bomb ripped through a market in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar has accused France, Germany, the UK, Italy, and the US of supporting terrorism in Libya.
Militiamen killed 25 civilians with machetes in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo on Saturday.
Blind Egyptian cleric Omar Abdel-Rahman who was sentenced to life-imprisonment for alleged bombing plots in New York dies in prison.
People took to the streets of capital Tripoli and other major cities on Friday to mark the sixth anniversary of the 2011 uprising, which saw the overthrow and death of their ruler.
HRW reveals details of the execution of 32 civilians by an armed group in the Central African Republic in December.
The state of emergency has been in place across Tunisia since a bloody Daesh terror attack in 2015.
The United Nations (UN)’s former special representative for Somalia warns of the acute threat of famine in Somalia.
The Horn of Africa state is angered at the United Arab Emirates for signing a deal with the breakaway region of Somaliland to build a military base there.
The Gambia notifies the UN of its reversed decision to remain in the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The Egyptian and Lebanese presidents agree they need to jointly fight terrorism.
A Kenyan court jails seven officials of the country's medics union for not ending a strike paralyzing the health care sector.
According to a local activist, Monday's violence occurred near Tshimbulu in Kasai-Central Province of DR Congo.
The presidential decree was issued following the stampede that occurred at a stadium in the northern city Uige where hundreds of fans rushed towards the stadium’s gates.